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Collin Thomas - April Triptych


Published April 29, 2011


Collin Thomas is an experimental musician, composer, and artist. He has composed numerous pieces including works for percussion, winds and many different chamber ensembles. As an experimental musician, Thomas has released over ten albums, many of which can be downloaded for free.

April Triptych is a two hour long piece chronicling a typical suburban morning, afternoon, and night. Elements of three are two-fold: 1. three field recordings of a backyard in a housing complex layered and sequenced. 2. three musical elements, two utilizing traditional instruments, the third an extremely elongated renaissance madrigal using sine waves.

Thomas creates a truely unique cosmos with these four elements. Bird sounds, leaves, voices and gusts of wind are woven together with piano sprinkles and a grounding, drone-like basement, taking the listener on a long and calming voyage.


Reviews

Reviewer: BloodBuster - - June 9, 2011
Subject: Pure dreamy ambience
An excellent album that takes you along a nice, relaxed ambient journey. Put on your headphones, turn this on, close your eyes and drift through Collin Thomas' soundscape. After 2 hours you will be visibly relaxed. A remarkable achievement.
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